"The Sands of Dee" is a short drama, included in our program to
illustrate the work of two of our stars: actor Robert Harron and
cinematographer Billy Bitzer.
Mae Marsh and Robert Harron have a romance, but she unexpectedly falls for a
city artist's charms. However, when she sees him with another woman Mae Marsh
returns home only to be turned away by her father.
D. W. Griffith Produced by Biograph
Company Scenario by
based on the poem by Charles Kingsley Starring
Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, Edwin August, Charles Hill Mailes Cinematography Billy Bitzer Distributed by The General Film
Company, Incorporated Release date
July 22, 1912 Running time 11 min. Country
United States Language
Silent film, English intertitles
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